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Specialised reefers set to disrupt air cargo flower transport dominance

Daikin CA technology supports successful static trial of Oncidium flower shipment
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In static tests by the Taiwan Floriculture Exports Association and Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, a Daikin Active CA (controlled atmosphere) container was able to keep a shipment of Oncidium orchids in shelf-condition for 18 days.

Air freight has long dominated temperature-controlled flower shipments, but this trial paves the way for a significant modal shift. This could save money and reduce air pollution. 

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